Easy Chinese Cabbage, Garlic and Ground Meat Udon Noodles

Easy Chinese Cabbage, Garlic and Ground Meat Udon Noodles

This is a hearty warm udon noodle dish that can be made in one pan. The key to the flavor is the vinegar added at the very end.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chinese cabbage
Ground combined pork and beef
100 g
2 cloves
500 ml
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
4 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
a small amount
Frozen udon noodles
2 packets


1. Slice the garlic thinly, and cut the Chinese cabbage up into 2 cm wide pieces.
2. Put the ground meat into a pan with thick sides and stir-fry. When the color of the meat changes, add the garlic and Chinese cabbage.
3. When the cabbage has wilted, add the water and bring to a boil. Add the sake, sugar, soy sauce and vinegar in that order. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.
4. Add the frozen udon noodles and simmer until warmed through. You're all done!

Story Behind this Recipe

A recipe my mother taught me. It's economical and easy. She used to make it for me on cold days whenever I thought I might be getting a cold.